October 19, 2008 AP Football Poll
OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES
Northwestern 62 (#22 in BCS), Virginia Tech 62, Vanderbilt 61, Michigan State 15, North Carolina 14, Kentucky 10, Maryland 10, Cincinnati 9, Oregon 8, Arizona 6, California 3, Oregon State 2
- Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, and Tulsa are all ranked in the same AP Poll for the first time since the 11/12/1945 poll (899 polls).
- Georgia Tech makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 9/9/2007 poll (21 polls).
- Tulsa makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the final 1991 poll (278 polls).
- Minnesota makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the 10/9/2005 poll (49 polls).
- Texas Tech's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 10.
- Ohio State's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 60.
- LSU's weekly Top 25 streak reaches 90.
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- * = Received first place votes (non-AP rankings)
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- This weekly poll data was contributed to the ESPN College Football Encyclopedia